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Le Dîner en Blanc returns to Sydney

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By   9 hours ago

Le Dîner en Blanc will return to take over one of Sydney’s most stunning public spaces on November 19.

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AIME opens hosted buyer applications

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By   12 hours ago

The Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) is partnering with event management company BI WORLDWIDE for the first time, to deliver a seamless process for hosted buyers, from initial travel consultation and flight bookings, through to onsite transport and logistics.

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Queensland slams tourism tax hike

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By   12 hours ago

While the tourism sector gave lukewarm support for the Federal Government’s watered down tax on working holiday makers, Queensland Acting Treasurer and Tourism Minister Kate Jones has slammed it, calling a “blatant cash grab”.

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Funding boost for Canberra Convention Bureau

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By   12 hours ago

Canberra Convention Bureau is set to continue to grow the business events sector in Canberra following a funding boost from the ACT Government.

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Vision for revamped Port Douglas waterfront

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By   12 hours ago

The transformation of the Port Douglas waterfront into a vibrant community, entertainment and cultural precinct is one step closer after an $85 million development proposal was lodged with the Douglas Shire Council.

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ICC Sydney’s new outdoor deck

Photo: NSW Minister for Transport and Infrastructure,Andrew Constance on the Event Deck.

By   13 hours ago

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has unveiled its latest outdoor venue the Event Deck.

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Government backs down on backpacker tax

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By   1 day ago

The Federal Government has watered down its controversial proposal to tax working holiday makers 32.5 per cent on every dollar earned, reducing it to 19 per cent.

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IT&CMA kicks off in Bangkok

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By   12 hours ago

Over 2800 delegates have gathered at the Bangkok Convention Centre this week for the combined Incentive Travel & Conventions, Meeting Asia (IT&CMA) and Corporate Travel World (CTW) Asia-Pacific event.

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Christchurch engineers conference win

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By   2 days ago

Christchurch will host the International Association of Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) Congress in September 2020.

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Air New Zealand confirms second Vietnam season

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By   3 days ago

Air New Zealand has confirmed it will operate a second season of non-stop services between Auckland and Vietnam from June to October next year operating Dreamliner aircraft.

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‘New era’ for Show Me Wellington

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By   3 days ago

The Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA) has appointed Avenues Event Management to manage Wellington’s largest conference and events expo, Show Me Wellington.

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Dubai on track for strong year

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By   1 week ago

Dubai Business Events has secured 15 per cent more events in the first eight months of this year than the whole of 2015, and is poised to capitalise on increasing demand from international meetings, conferences, and incentives organisers.

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UFI releases snapshot of European exhibition industry

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By   1 week ago

Global association of the exhibition industry UFI has published its annual Euro Fair Statistics report, providing a snapshot on 23 countries in the European exhibition market.

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Abu Dhabi to host inaugural cultural leadership summit

Photo: Manarat Al Saadiyat in Abu Dhabi.

By   2 weeks ago

Abu Dhabi will host the world’s first global cultural leadership summit in 2017 bringing together leaders from the worlds of government, the arts and media.

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    Collaboration is key

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    By   1 week ago

    Mark Cooper, chief executive of IACC, talks to CIM about the international conference association’s mission, and how to keep up with the changes in the events sector.

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    AIME’s new program for association event planners

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    By   2 weeks ago

    The Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) has launched a new program titled My Association | My Club to connect association event planners with a tailored program to maximise the value of their attendance at the show.

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    Fresh start

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    By   4 weeks ago

    Tropical North Queensland has continued to experience high visitation numbers as the destination’s business events offerings have grown year on year, writes Anastasia Prikhodko.

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    Taking off

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    By   4 weeks ago

    Canberra has laid the groundwork in becoming an events capital, and with international flights beginning in September it aims to make that ambition a reality, writes Sheridan Randall.

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    Winter wonderland

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    By   4 weeks ago

    Tasmania is one of the few destinations that can claim winter is the best time to visit, with the island turning on its pagan charm as the mercury drops, writes Sheridan Randall.

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    On the menu

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    By   4 weeks ago

    With its boutique feel, expansive offerings and thriving knowledge hubs, Adelaide continues to attract and retain national and international business, writes Anastasia Prikhodko.

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    Light up your next event

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    By   4 weeks ago

    Ayers Rock Resort is hosting its most ambitious event, Field of Light, a monumental art installation adding extra sparkle to any event.

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      Super heroes at SEC@GI

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      By   6 days ago

      Sydney Exhibition Centre @ Glebe Island (SEC@GI) has closed its doors as the temporary venue makes way for the International Convention Centre Sydney. CIM spoke with general manager Malu Barrios and Paul Baker, director ReedPOP Australia, at the recent Oz Comic-Con Sydney to find out more about the pop culture event that began its Sydney journey at SEC@GI in 2014.

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      Auckland on show

      VIDEO: Auckland on show

      By   2 months ago

      CIM saw firsthand how Auckland Convention Bureau sells the City of Sails to Australian buyers.

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      Western Australia on show

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      By   2 months ago

      Check out the new promotional video showcasing Perth and Western Australia as a business event destination.

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      Destination Queenstown

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      By   2 months ago

      CIM headed for the snow to find out why Queenstown is New Zealand’s number one destination for adventure.

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      Pop-up view of Vivid

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      By   5 months ago

      With Vivid Sydney round the corner, InterContinental Sydney are showcasing their exclusive pop-up laneway venue available during the light festival.

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      MEETINGS 2016 on the up

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      By   7 months ago

      With only three weeks to go before exhibitor bookings close for MEETINGS 2016, numbers are already higher than this time last year.

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      Dreamtime on film

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      By   7 months ago

      Tourism Australia have released a video capturing Dreamtime 2015 held in Adelaide, highlighting the very best in Australia’s business events experiences for international buyers.

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